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Road accident claims 19 lives in DG Khan

MULTAN: At least 19 people have been killed and 45 others sustained injuries as two passenger buses collided on Multan road near Ghazi Ghaat in Dera Ghazi (DG) Khan on Sunday night. Rescue officials shifted the bodies and the injured to a nearby hospital, while emergency has been declared in all the hospitals of DG Khan. The local administration appealed the masses to donate blood to save the injured. The reason behind the accident is yet to be probed. President Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan have expressed…

Shehbaz vows to turn DG Khan into another Lahore

DERA GHAZI KHAN: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Mian Shehbaz Sharif on Monday vowed to turn Dera Ghazi Khan into another Lahore in terms of development if people vote for his party in July 25 general elections, ARY News reported. Addressing an election rally in the city, the PML-N president not only promised development in the Punjab province but whole Pakistan bringing it at par with Malaysia, Turkey and China. He urged people to vote for the “respect for vote” slogan given by party’s supreme leader Mian…

Breaking boundaries: Meet the female teacher of DG Khan who commutes via motorbike

DERA GHAZI KHAN: A woman in Dera Ghazi Khan is breaking all gender stereotypes to ride a motorcycle as regular commute for a noble cause – to teach students at a school. Thirty-three-year-old Mahjabeen dons a veil (burqa) before accelerating her journey on a motorbike that approximately covers 26 kilometers for her to reach Government Primary School No 2 located in Basti Kalairi from home. The school is located in Koh Suleiman area, while the lady resides in Sokar in the Taunsa Tehsil. Mahjabeen is a graduate from…

Three terror suspects shot dead in DG Khan

DERA GAZI KHAN: The Rangers personnel have shot dead three terror suspects during a gun battle in Dera Gazi Khan, ARY News reported on Monday.  Security sources say the paramilitary troops carried out a raid in Sakhi Sarwar town of the district. Upon seeing the personnel, the suspected terrorists opened fire on them in a bid to escape from the scene. When the troopers returned fire, three  suspects were killed on the spot while a Rangers man received gunshot wounds. Sources said a remote controlled bomb, a suicide vest,…

Shehbaz Sharif to address public rally today in DG Khan

DG KHAN: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) is all set to hold a public gathering today (Saturday) in Dera Ghazi Khan (DG Khan) city of Punjab. Punjab Chief Minister and PML-N president Shehbaz Sharif will address the rally. All arrangements have been finalized and the venue has been decorated with party flags and posters. As many as 20,000 chairs have been placed at the venue of the public meeting. Besides Shehbaz, other central and district-level party leaders also are expected to address the rally. The city…

Two terrorists shot dead in DG Khan operation: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: The paramilitary troops have gunned down two terrorists in an intelligence-based operation carried out in DG Khan on Sunday, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).  The military’s media wing said the Rangers personnel carried out an operation on a tip-off and information provided by intelligence agencies about terrorists holed up in their hideouts in DG Khan. The ISPR said the killed terrorists were linked with a proscribed organization and involved in attacks on security forces and…

Fourteen arrested in joint operations across Punjab

ISLAMABAD: Law enforcement and intelligence agencies on Saturday conducted intelligence-based operations in several cities of Punjab and arrested four suspects.  According to Inter Services Public Relations, the joint operation was conducted by Pakistan Rangers Punjab along with Counter-Terrorism Department Punjab Police and intelligence agencies. Fourteen facilitators and smugglers were apprehended in the operation in Attock, Islamabad, Lahore and Dera Ghazi Khan. Security agencies also recovered a large cache of…

13 suspects arrested during IBOs in Lahore, DG Khan

LAHORE: Law and enforcement Agencies have arrested 13 suspects including seven facilitators of criminal activities during intelligence-based operations in Lahore and Dera Ghazi Khan. Weapons and ammunition were also recovered from them. Media wing of armed forces, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said the arrested facilitators were also involved in extortion activities. Punjab Rangers, police and intelligence agencies in a raid arrested six suspects including two Afghans illegally residing in the country.…

Seven TTP terrorists arrested in IBOs across Punjab

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Rangers Punjab along with police and intelligence agencies on Wednesday conducted intelligence-based operations in several cities of Punjab including Attock, D.G. Khan and Lahore and arrested seven suspected TTP terrorists.  According to the Inter-Services Public Relations, seven TTP terrorists and twenty Afghan suspects were apprehended during the last seventy-two hours, along with a large quantity of explosive, illegal automatic weapons and ammunition. The terrorists are reportedly affiliated…

No more no-go areas exist in country: Punjab Rangers

DERA GHAZI KHAN: Commandant of Pakistan Rangers, Punjab, Brigadier Arshad Mehmood says more than 250 criminals had been arrested and 10 terrorists had so far been killed in the Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad in last 45 days in DG Khan. Addressing a press conference here, the senior Rangers official said no more no-go areas exist in the country anymore. Mentioning the law enforcers operation in DG Khan, he said the government’s writ in the tribal area near Dera Ghazi Khan was missing, but security operations have helped in…